Sir Alexander Fleming statue Tourist attraction in Barcelona, Spain

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Map gps coordinates: 41.381802, 2.169646
Address: Carrer del Carme, 41X, 08001 Barcelona, Spain

The statue was built in 1956. This is the upper portion of the body of Sir Alexander Fleming which was mounted on a crafted stone.


Dr. Lluís Trias de Bes, a friend of Alexander Fleming invited him to visit Barcelona to open the research department of the Municipal Infectious Diseases Hospital. Following that, Alexander visited Barcelona in May 1948 for a 12-day visit. Barcelona paid a tribute to Alexander Fleming in Carrer del Carme, Barcelona, Spain, with a monument sculpted by Catalan sculptor Josep Manuel Benedicto.

Source: Wikipedia